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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Farmworkers and Laborers

Tree Crisp

Savannah, NY

$15.66 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+13154065910
Email address to Apply:
treecrisp@tds.net

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
58
Job Duties:
Manually plant, cultivate, and harvest apples. Use hand tools, such as shovels, trowels, hoes, tampers, pruning hooks, shears, and knives. Duties may include tiling soil and applying fertilizers; transplanting, weeding, thinning, or pruning apples; applying pesticides; cleaning; packing, and loading harvested products. May construct trellises, repair fences and farm buildings, or participate in irrigation activities. Set up and operate irrigations equipment. Operate tractors, tractor drawn machinery, and self-propelled machinery to plow, harrow and fertilize soil, or to plant, cultivate, spray and harvest apples. Repair and maintain farm vehicles, implements, and mechanical equipment. Harvest apples by hand. Apply pesticides, herbicides or fertilizers to crops. Inform farmers or farm managers of crop progress. Identify plants, pests, and weeds to determine the selection and application of pesticides and fertilizers. Clear and maintain irrigation ditches. Record information about apples, such as pesticide use, yields or costs. Apples injured by bruising during picking shall not exceed 1% (WNY) for fresh and 1% (WNY) for processing. Productivity must be at least 5 bins (100 bushels) fresh market and/or 7 bins (140 bushels) processing fruit per day. Workers are expected to work at least the number of days and hours specified. Depending on weather, crop and other conditions, workers may be requested, but not required, to work up to seven days per week and/or on the Sabbath and up to 12 hours per day. Employer will furnish to workers, without cost, all tools and equipment required tin the performance of the duties assigned. Workers should report for work with their own suitable work clothing. Field temperatures may range from 0 to 90+ degrees (F) with possible wet morning conditions. Workers referred against this order must have a minimum of 1 month experience in performing tasks described in this order.
Job Classification:
45-2092.00 - Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

The job/industry classification and description includes general information on the position from ONET/OES and the North American Industry Classification System. Please review Job Duties and Job Order for more information.

Job Requirements

Experience Required:
Yes
Months of Experience Required:
1
Number of Hours Per Week:
44
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:30 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Trade Name/Doing Business As:
Tree Crisp
Company Name:
Tree Crisp Orchards, LLC
Location:
Savannah, NY 13146
Telephone Number:
+13154065910

Worksite

Address:
Tree Crisp Orchards 3842 Foster Mead Rd., Savannah, NY 13146

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22152-232165
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
Pick Apples, Fresh Market $1.05/bushel. Pick Apples, Process Market $0.80/bushel. Pick apples Drops $0.75/bushel. Employer agrees to pay the employee at the rate whichever is higher between the AEWR hourly rate or the peice rate as defined in A.8D
Date Posted:
6/14/2022

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